I hope you have an opportunity to meet some of them!Read more
White Violet Center for Eco-Justice recently welcomed two new interns to our program. Meet them and our two seasoned interns.Read more
Sister Barbara Doherty has been a lamp, a lifeboat and a ladder in my life at various times throughout the years. When I received the news that she had been anointed on July 25, I started to write down some of my most treasured memories of Barbara.Read more
It is the fifth Anniversary of Laudato Si: On Care for Our Common Home, the second encyclical of Pope Francis. It is the beginning of the Year of Laudato Si…Read more
‘We were attracted to the combination of faith, justice, and environmental sustainability WVC and the Sisters of Providence offered.’Read more
The team at White Violet Center is pleased to welcome our new interns. These five ladies play a vital role in our daily farm operations. They work in the organic…Read more
“There’s no way either one of us could go without being touched by the other after we’ve come in contact,” Sister Ruth explained. “We become a little bit them and they become a little bit us.”Read more
I really love yarn. Seriously, I REALY LOOOOOOOVE yarn. I love it so much that I have 155 different kinds and colors measuring 22 miles in my stash and I won’t even hesitate to acquire more.Read more
The list of ways interns at White Violet Center for Eco-Justice can transform themselves and transform the world is long and it includes getting dirty. Check out this short list to see if you can relate.Read more
When I first moved to White Violet Center for my internship, I was so nervous. I’ve never been away from home, and never lived with anyone other than my family. I’ve never lived or worked on a farm, never handled chickens or alpacas, and never met a nun. There were a lot of unknowns, but something drew me to the Woods.Read more
The small organic farm at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods packs a big punch in the way of educational and service opportunities. In fact, that’s how Ann Testa came to White Violet Center for Eco-Justice. She was an intern and AmeriCorps volunteer before becoming a full-time staff member.
Now she’s training and working alongside interns and volunteers in the USDA certified organic gardens, alpaca pastures, fiber rooms, and kitchen.
Earlier last year, I decided to make a change in my life. As I told some people that I was quitting my job so I could go work on an alpaca farm for three months I got a lot of confused looks and many, many questions.Read more
Do you like to dig in the dirt? Do you dream of befriending an alpaca? If you or someone you know answered yes to these questions, then a farm internship at White Violet Center for Eco-Justice might be the place for you. As an intern you’ll get to work with the amazing people on our team as well as other interns from all over the country, in a hands-on learning environment on our certified organic farm. You’ll also be able to meet and connect with some amazing women who are members of the Sisters of Providence. Saint Mary-of-the-Woods has been their home for over 175 years. Intern commitments are completely customizable but we do require a minimum commitment of 3 months with a maximum of one year. If you’d like more information about internships click here.